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Directed by 

Shyam Benegal

Writing Credits  

Jayant Kripalani ... (screenplay) and
Sanjeev ... (based on a short story by) and
Jeelani Bano ... (short story "Narsayya Ki Bavdi")
 
Ashok Mishra ... (screenplay and dialogue)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Armaan Ali / Rehman Ali
Minissha Lamba ...
Muskan Ali
Sammir Dattani ...
Arif Ali
Ila Arun ...
Salma Ali
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Vikas Jha - Sub engineer
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Malti - Jha's wife
Rajit Kapoor ...
Srikant Reddy - Police inspector (as Rajit Kapur)
Ravi Jhankal ...
Rustam - Police constable
Yashpal Sharma ...
Ramiyya - Police constable
Rajendra Gupta ...
Irrigation Minister - Mantri Garu
Rahul Singh ...
Rohan Kapoor
Salim Ghouse ...
Janardhan Reddy
Satish Sharma ...
Raghav Reddy - Photographer
Lalit Tiwari ...
Meherban Ali - Arif's father
Anaitha Nair ...
Sakina
Anupam Shyam ...
Shekhar Anna - Thekedar
Charan Saluja ...
Srinivas Rao - MPDO
Masood Akhtar ...
Narayan
Ayesha Jalil ...
Dadi Ma - Bidiwala's mother (as Ayesha Jaleel)
Preeti Nigam ...
Sakina's mother
Meena Nathani ...
Balamma - Sarpanch
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Arun Mishra - Tahsildar
Deepika Amin ...
Ashok Mishra ...
Speaker - Legislative Assembly
Ashok Kumar ...
Opposition Leader
Gulam Subhani ...
Kallan Khan
Jagdish Sharma ...
Ratnam - Minister's secretary
Rehman Khan ...
Bade Babu
Jamsheed Khan ...
Patwari
Wasim ...
Patwari's son
Hamid Kamal ...
MPDO's peon
Chandrakant ...
MPDO's clerk
Arshad Mukesh ...
Rikshawalla
Hussain Premi ...
Chudiwala
Gautam Arya ...
Chudiwala's son
Shama Sultara ...
Chudiwala's wife
Sara Khan ...
Chudiwala's daughter
Komal ...
Chudiwala's 10 year old daughter
Suresh Gera ...
Bank manager (as Suresh Ghera)
Bhavna Kulshreshtha ...
TV reporter Bhavna
Rashmi Gautam ...
TV reporter Rashmi
Mohsin Khadir ...
Urinating man
Ali Rasavi ...
Commissioner
Anand Varma ...
Collector
Srinivaslu ...
I.G. Police
Noorjahan ...
Bidiwala's wife
Mohin Khan ...
Bidiwala
Vinay Pandey ...
Bidiwala's father (as Vinay Pande)
Razzaq Qureshi ...
Sub engineer's assistant (as Razzak Qureshi)
Siddharth ...
TV cameraman Siddharth
Chinmay Das ...
TV cameraman Chinmay
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Produced by 

Raj Pius ... executive producer: Shyam Benegal Sahyadri Films
Aparna Purohit ... line producer: Reliance Big Pictures
Mahesh Ramanathan ... executive producer: Reliance Big Pictures
Rajesh Sawhney ... executive producer: Reliance Big Pictures

Music by 

Shantanu Moitra

Cinematography by 

Rajan Kothari

Film Editing by 

Aseem Sinha

Production Design by 

Samir Chanda

Costume Design by 

Pia Benegal

Makeup Department 

Vikram Gaikwad ... makeup designer

Production Management 

K. Aravind ... production executive
Kiran Vishnu Kelkar ... production executive
Devdas Menon ... production executive
Ajay Kumar Nair ... production executive

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Dayal Nihalani ... associate director

Art Department 

Sunil Gujar ... graphic designer
Shraddha Johri ... assistant art director
Dhananjay Thorat ... graphic designer

Sound Department 

Manas Choudhury ... sound designer
Yogi Dholakia ... sound recordist
Hitendra Ghosh ... sound mixing engineer
Asif Ali Khan ... boom operator
Rhitwik Raj Pathak ... associate sound re-recording mixer

Visual Effects by 

Mohd Abrez ... digital compositor
Soumen Das ... digital compositor
Rajiv Raghunathan ... digital intermediate production head
Shubham Singh Rathore ... visual effects artist (visual effects)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Kapil Dubey ... grip
Rashid Jam ... grip

Editorial Department 

Vasudevan Kothandath ... digital intermediate editor

Music Department 

Ila Arun ... lyricist / playback singer
Mohit Chauhan ... playback singer
Shreya Ghoshal ... playback singer
Raja Hassan ... playback singer
Vishal Khurana ... music director (Composer of the main promotional song)
Swanand Kirkire ... lyricist / playback singer
Ashok Mishra ... lyricist
Raghav ... playback singer
Rupankar ... playback singer

Other crew 

Nabeel Abbas ... publicity designer
Shyam Kaushal ... wire work
Shabina Khan ... choreographer
D. Ravi Shankar ... choreographer

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